Modern Philology, Volume 1

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University of Chicago Press, 1904 - Electronic journals
Vols. 30-54 include 1932-1956 of "Victorian bibliography," prepared by a committee of the Victorian Literature Group of the Modern Language Association of America.
 

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Page 143 - Purples the east: still govern thou my song, Urania, and fit audience find, though few. But drive far off the barbarous dissonance Of Bacchus and his revellers, the race Of that wild rout that tore the Thracian bard In Rhodope, where woods and rocks had ears To rapture, till the savage clamour drown'd Both harp and voice; nor could the muse defend Her son.
Page 45 - Middleton by essential differences. These are creatures to whom man or woman plotting some dire mischief might resort for occasional consultation. Those originate deeds of blood and begin bad impulses to men. From the moment that their eyes first meet with Macbeth's, he is spell-bound. That meeting sways his destiny. He can never break the fascination.
Page 110 - This is to seyn, a Monk out of his cloystre. But thilke text heeld he nat worth an oystre; And I seyde his opinioun was good.
Page 45 - His witches are distinguished from the witches of Middleton by essential differences. These are creatures to whom man or woman, plotting some dire mischief, might resort for occasional consultation.
Page 192 - The best in this kind are but shadows ; and the worst are no worse, if imagination amend them.
Page 469 - Qui te rend si hardi de troubler mon breuvage? Dit cet animal plein de rage: Tu seras châtié de ta témérité. —Sire, répond l'Agneau, que Votre Majesté Ne se mette pas en colère; Mais plutôt qu'elle considère Que je me vas désaltérant Dans le courant Plus de vingt pas au-dessous d'Elle; Et que par conséquent, en aucune façon, Je ne puis troubler sa boisson.
Page 382 - Dundee. Come fill up my cup, come fill up my can, Come saddle the horses and call up the men, Come open your gates, and let me gae free, For it's up with the bonnets of Bonny Dundee!
Page 226 - Love's heart grown cauld to me. When we came in by Glasgow town We were a comely sight to see : My Love was clad in the black velvet, And I mysell in cramasie.
Page 327 - But of thy verray neyghebores, That dwellen almost at thy dores, Thou herest neither that ne this; For whan thy labour doon al is, And hast y-maad thy rekeninges, In stede of reste and newe thinges, Thou gost hoom to thy hous anoon; And, also domb as any stoon, Thou sittest at another boke, Til fully daswed is thy loke, And livest thus as an hermyte, Although thyn abstinence is lyte.
Page 383 - Would the happy spirit descend, From the realms of light and song, In the chamber or the street, As she looks among the blest, Should I fear to greet my friend Or to say

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